Audio

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Spreaker Studio for desktop (Mac/Windows) packs a lot of power, allowing multiple local mic inputs, virtual carts, ducking and even remote guests. For Spreaker users who don’t yet…

Enter the 48 kHz Alliance

Enter the 48 kHz Alliance

Thanks to a recent —and extremely rare— inaccurate public statement by Rob Walch, I was catapulted into creating the new 48 kHz Alliance. For decades, I have been a 48…

RØDECaster Pro to add multitrack via firmware update

RØDECaster Pro to add multitrack via firmware update

In response to virtual rocks thrown by some content producers who demanded multitrack capabilities, this morning at NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) in California, the Australian manufacturer announced an…

Michael Semanick – Storytelling with Sound

Michael Semanick – Storytelling with Sound

Michael Semanick is an award-winning rerecording mixer of some of the most creative and celebrated films to come out of Hollywood in recent decades. He’s collaborated with the…

Review: Simply Sound SS-1 pre-preamp, like elevator shoes for dynamic mics

Review: Simply Sound SS-1 pre-preamp, like elevator shoes for dynamic mics

This is a review of the SS-1 pre-preamp from The Simply Sound Company from Salt Lake City (Utah, United States), which graciously sent me a unit to review…

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

Updated article, January 13, 2019. After my second article about the RØDECaster Pro, a series of tweets initiated by Rob Greenlee suggested that the device should contain 5G to…

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

The ideal tools for LIVE production and broadcast are often different from those used for the opposite production process, which is heavily focused on a time-consuming MULTITRACK post-production…

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

The Tascam US-2×2 is an audio interface which offers two mic preamps/A-D & D-A converters. Those two mic preamps offer up to 57 dB…

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

In several past articles, I have reviewed and provided workflows for Auphonic (the apps), Cleanfeed Pro and Hindenburg Journalist Pro, but those were not tested on a Chromebook. Instead, I…

How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

Equalization is one of the most crucial steps in taming a soundtrack. It’s also the step at which most editors hand their sound files to a dedicated audio engineer…